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Geospatial Research Unit

The Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) supports the natural resource business needs of NRCS through the innovative use of GIS and other technology tools. The GRU is responsible for the use, application, and integration of innovative geo-technology tools to support and expand the efficient delivery of NRCS programs. It also provides provides research opportunities for graduate students in areas such as virtual reality, remote sensing and Internet GIS.

The GRU is a collaboration of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and West Virginia University (WVU) and is located on the WVU campus in Morgantown.